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Top Films by Director (F-G)

Asghar Farhadi

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 A Separation 2011 1069

Valerie Faris

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Little Miss Sunshine1 2006 656

1 Collaborated with Jonathan Dayton.

Bobby Farrelly

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 There's Something about Mary1 1998 457
2 Kingpin1 1996 994

1 Collaborated with Peter Farrelly.

Peter Farrelly

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 There's Something about Mary1 1998 457
2 Kingpin1 1996 994
3 Dumb & Dumber 1994 1012

1 Collaborated with Bobby Farrelly.

Forugh Farrokhzad

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The House Is Black 1963 1792

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Ali: Fear Eats the Soul 1974 431
2 The Marriage of Maria Braun 1979 646
3 Berlin Alexanderplatz 1980 1072
4 The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant 1972 1258
5 In a Year of 13 Moons 1978 1666
6 Fox and His Friends 1975 1848
7 Veronika Voss 1982 2382

Jon Favreau

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Iron Man 2008 1122
2 Elf 2003 1819

Paul Feig

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Bridesmaids 2011 1761

Federico Fellini

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 8 1/2 1963 66
2 La Dolce Vita 1960 100
3 La Strada 1954 219
4 Amarcord 1973 318
5 Nights of Cabiria 1957 400
6 I Vitelloni 1953 1055
7 Juliet of the Spirits 1965 1575
8 Fellini Satyricon 1969 1917

Charles Ferguson

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Inside Job 2010 2221

Norman Ferguson

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Fantasia1 1940 239

1 Collaborated with James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, and Paul Satterfield.

Abel Ferrara

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Bad Lieutenant 1992 843
2 King of New York 1990 1163

Marco Ferreri

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 La Grande bouffe 1973 1737

Louis Feuillade

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Les Vampires 1915 944
2 Fantomas 1913 2027

Todd Field

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Little Children 2006 1977
2 In the Bedroom 2001 2092

Mike Figgis

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Leaving Las Vegas 1995 1210

M. Filimonova

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Ivan the Terrible, Part II1 1958 1038

1 Collaborated with Sergei M. Eisenstein.

David Fincher

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Fight Club 1999 68
2 Seven 1995 114
3 The Social Network 2010 888
4 Zodiac 2007 1441
5 The Game 1997 1506
6 Alienł 1992 1553
7 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 2008 1571

Robert Fiore

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Pumping Iron1 1977 1723

1 Collaborated with George Butler.

Terrence Fisher

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Horror of Dracula 1958 690

Robert J. Flaherty

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Nanook of the North 1922 402
2 Man of Aran 1934 1617

Richard Fleischer

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 20,000 Leagues under the Sea 1954 884
2 Soylent Green 1973 1142
3 Fantastic Voyage 1966 1444
4 Tora! Tora! Tora!1 1970 2175

1 Collaborated with Kinji Fukasaku and Toshio Masuda.

Victor Fleming

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Wizard of Oz 1939 7
2 Gone with the Wind 1939 21
3 Captains Courageous 1937 1700

James Foley

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Glengarry Glen Ross 1992 685

Ari Folman

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Waltz with Bashir 2008 702

John Ford

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Searchers 1956 32
2 Stagecoach 1939 144
3 The Grapes of Wrath 1940 159
4 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 226
5 My Darling Clementine 1946 357
6 The Quiet Man 1952 462
7 How Green Was My Valley 1941 587
8 Young Mr. Lincoln 1939 857
9 Fort Apache 1948 1107
10 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon 1949 1236
11 They Were Expendable 1945 1632
12 Mister Roberts1 1955 1634
13 The Iron Horse 1924 1738
14 The Informer 1935 1752
15 How the West Was Won2 1962 1765
16 Wagon Master 1950 1886
17 Rio Grande 1950 2090

1 Collaborated with Mervyn LeRoy.
2 Collaborated with Henry Hathaway and George Marshall.

Milos Forman

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975 37
2 Amadeus 1984 162
3 Loves of a Blonde 1965 1151
4 The People vs. Larry Flynt 1996 1653
5 The Firemen's Ball 1967 1732
6 Hair 1979 1733

Marc Forster

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Finding Neverland 2004 1222

Bill Forsyth

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Local Hero 1983 586
2 Gregory's Girl 1981 601

Bob Fosse

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Cabaret 1972 164
2 All That Jazz 1979 454
3 Lenny 1974 1736

Jonathan Frakes

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Star Trek: First Contact 1996 1772

Georges Franju

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Eyes without a Face 1960 389
2 Le Sang des bętes 1949 2142

Melvin Frank

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Court Jester1 1955 1098

1 Collaborated with Norman Panama.

David Frankel

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Band of Brothers1 2001 1710

1 Collaborated with Mikael Salomon, Tom Hanks, David Leland, Richard Loncraine, David Nutter, Phil Alden Robinson, and Tony To.

John Frankenheimer

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Manchurian Candidate 1962 179
2 Seconds 1966 941
3 The Train 1964 1289
4 Ronin 1998 1667
5 Seven Days in May 1964 1963
6 Birdman of Alcatraz 1962 2342

Carl Franklin

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 One False Move 1992 1748
2 Devil in a Blue Dress 1995 2054

James Frawley

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Muppet Movie 1979 779

Stephen Frears

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 High Fidelity 2000 651
2 Dangerous Liaisons 1988 703
3 My Beautiful Laundrette 1985 832
4 The Grifters 1990 1133
5 The Queen 2006 1831
6 Dirty Pretty Things 2002 2277

Charles Frend

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Cruel Sea 1953 1985

Karl Freund

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Mummy 1932 991

Ron Fricke

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Baraka 1992 1961

William Friedkin

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Exorcist 1973 74
2 The French Connection 1971 185
3 To Live and Die in L.A. 1985 2197
4 Blue Chips 1994 2326
5 Cruising 1980 2353

Kinji Fukasaku

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Battle Royale 2000 842
2 Tora! Tora! Tora!1 1970 2175

1 Collaborated with Richard Fleischer and Toshio Masuda.

Lucio Fulci

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Beyond 1981 1921

Samuel Fuller

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Pickup on South Street 1953 647
2 The Big Red One 1980 658
3 Shock Corridor 1963 932
4 Forty Guns 1957 1639
5 The Naked Kiss 1964 1770
6 The Steel Helmet 1951 1854

Antoine Fuqua

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Training Day 2001 2247

Sidney J. Furie

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Ipcress File 1965 930

Vincent Gallo

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Buffalo '66 1998 1217

Abel Gance

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Napoléon 1927 338
2 La Roue 1923 2264

Luis García Berlanga

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Not on Your Life 1963 1966
2 Welcome, Mr. Marshall 1953 2417

Tay Garnett

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Postman Always Rings Twice 1946 1337

Louis J. Gasnier

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Reefer Madness 1936 2318

Leon Gast

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 When We Were Kings 1996 479

Jean Genet

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Un chant d'amour 1950 2075

Terry George

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Hotel Rwanda 2004 995

Clyde Geronimi

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Lady and the Tramp1 1955 858
2 One Hundred and One Dalmatians2 1961 901
3 Cinderella1 1950 996
4 Sleeping Beauty 1959 1103
5 Peter Pan1 1953 1364
6 Alice in Wonderland1 1951 1684

1 Collaborated with Wilfred Jackson and Hamilton Luske.
2 Collaborated with Hamilton Luske and Wolfgang Reitherman.

Sacha Gervasi

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Anvil! The Story of Anvil 2008 2108

Octavio Getino

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Hour of the Furnaces1 1968 1760

1 Collaborated with Fernando E. Solanas and Santiago Álvarez.

Ritwik Ghatak

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Cloud-Capped Star 1960 1995

Alex Gibney

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Taxi to the Dark Side 2007 2085
2 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room 2005 2202

Brian Gibson

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 What's Love Got to Do with It 1993 1906

Mel Gibson

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Braveheart 1995 204
2 The Passion of the Christ 2004 1276

Lewis Gilbert

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Alfie 1966 1141
2 The Spy Who Loved Me 1977 2234

Terry Gilliam

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Brazil 1985 76
2 Monty Python and the Holy Grail1 1975 99
3 Twelve Monkeys 1995 337
4 Time Bandits 1981 841
5 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998 1365
6 The Fisher King 1991 1501
7 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen 1988 1968
8 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life1 1983 2020

1 Collaborated with Terry Jones.

Tony Gilroy

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Michael Clayton 2007 2043

Marco Tullio Giordana

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Best of Youth 2003 1358

Jonathan Glazer

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Sexy Beast 2000 718

Jean-Luc Godard

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Breathless 1960 61
2 Contempt 1963 388
3 Pierrot le Fou 1965 480
4 Alphaville 1965 551
5 My Life to Live 1962 607
6 Band of Outsiders 1964 835
7 Week End 1967 878
8 Histoire(s) du cinéma 1190
9 Two or Three Things I Know about Her 1967 1308
10 Masculine Feminine 1966 1599

Michael Gondry

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 79

Keith Gordon

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 A Midnight Clear 1992 2184

Michael Gordon

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Pillow Talk 1959 1448

Seth Gordon

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The King of Kong 2007 1892

Steve Gordon

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Arthur 1981 1408

Stuart Gordon

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Re-Animator 1985 918

Serif Gören

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Yol1 1982 2038

1 Collaborated with Yilmaz Güney.

Marleen Gorris

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Antonia's Line 1995 1766

Edmund Goulding

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Grand Hotel 1932 1061
2 Dark Victory 1939 1462

Ashutosh Gowariker

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Lagaan: Once upon a Time in India 2001 1404

Rachel Grady

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Jesus Camp1 2006 2370

1 Collaborated with Heidi Ewing.

Debra Granik

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Winter's Bone 2010 1891

F. Gary Gray

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Friday 1995 2117

Alfred E. Green

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Baby Face 1933 2399

David Gordon Green

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 George Washington 2000 1231

Peter Greenaway

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover 1989 966
2 The Draughtsman's Contract 1982 968

Paul Greengrass

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Bourne Ultimatum 2007 603
2 The Bourne Supremacy 2004 822
3 United 93 2006 1089
4 Bloody Sunday 2002 2149

Nathan Greno

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Tangled1 2010 1870

1 Collaborated with Byron Howard.

D.W. Griffith

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Birth of a Nation 1915 228
2 Intolerance 1916 243
3 Broken Blossoms 1919 818
4 Way Down East 1920 2319

J. Mackye Gruber

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Butterfly Effect1 2004 2028

1 Collaborated with Eric Bress.

Christopher Guest

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Best in Show 2000 717
2 Waiting for Guffman 1996 824

Val Guest

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Day the Earth Caught Fire 1961 2406

Davis Guggenheim

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 An Inconvenient Truth 2006 1692

John Guillermin

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Towering Inferno1 1974 1668

1 Collaborated with Irwin Allen.

Sacha Guitry

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Story of a Cheat 1936 2242

Yilmaz Güney

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Yol1 1982 2038

1 Collaborated with Serif Gören.

James Gunn

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 1939

Tomás Gutiérrez Alea

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Memories of Underdevelopment 1968 1029

Patricio Guzmán

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Battle of Chile: Part 2 1976 1948
2 The Battle of Chile: Part 1 1975 1954
3 The Battle of Chile: Part 3 1979 1955
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